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Starting in Nursery

(Early Years Foundation Stage 1 - EYFS 1)

A very warm welcome to St. John's CE Primary School and Nursery

To help parents that can't come and visit our school at present we have made this short video to give you an idea of life at our wonderful school.

We are proud of our Nursery at St John's, so please scroll down and click on the links to enjoy finding out more about what we do

and for the key information you need


This page has all the information parents and families may need to help them find out about our nursery, which we hope is especially useful if you are considering enrolling your child with us.


We have a dedicated 'All about Us' page and Mrs Gallon, our nursery teacher, posts pictures and up to date information about what is happening in the nursery right now on a fun class page.

The class page is intended to be for families that already have children enrolled with us and

want to find out about what we do every day.


We have parent guide and nursery prospectus below to inform parents of what our nursery is all about.


Click on the link below to visit this dedicated page to find out all about our vision, our values and the wonderful and rich experience

we are passionate about providing for all children


(Click this link to go to this page)

Open sessions for you to come and see our nursery to

help with applications


Unfortunately, during the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to cancel all of our monthly open 



Please watch this space, as we will share when we are able to begin them again. 

If you would like your child to join our nursery you will need to apply for a place. Below you will find links to our nursery admissions policy and blank application forms. Applications can be made for starting nursery up to three years in advance. 

Our nursery application form is below.


For other nursery policies including our Admission, EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), Intimate care and Food and Drink policy are found in the policies and paperwork section of this website.

Application forms can be submitted by....


  • Nursery admissions, St. John's CE Primary School, Laund Nook, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1GY



or alternatively,

  • hand delivered to the school office


This table shows the date your child will be able to join us depending on their date of birth. CLICK HERE.

Applications can be made up to two years in advance of starting.


Once you child is coming to our nursery you may want to increase the number of sessions or alter the times of the sessions that they attend. We will always try to accommodate these requests but all changes are subject to availability of places and school resources. We will also have to consider future applications for places that have been made with regards to our admissions policy.


Please complete and return the request form below to let us know of any changes you would like to make.

Contact form for all enquiries regarding St. John's Nursery

Please use this contact form to get in touch with the school with any questions or comments regarding the nursery unit.